Matthew Goniwe School of Leadership and Governance (MGSLG) is a Section 21 Company (non-profit organisation) and an agency of the Gauteng Department of Education ( GDE ). It was established to research, develop and deliver cutting edge capacity buidling programmes in School Management & Leadership, School Governance and Teacher Development for schools in Gauteng Province.
The institution is located in two campuses : Vrededorp which serves as the Head Office and Benoni which mainly serves as the training centre for programmes. MGSLG plays an important role in capacity-building for School Governing Bodies, Teachers, Learner-leaders, Parents with children in Gauteng public schools, School leaders and Managers in the form of Principals and SMT's.
MGSLG is mandated to support GDE capacity-building initiatives in areas such as:
- Professional growth of educators and school governors;
- School leadership and management development;
- Improving education practice through research;
- Other capacity-building initiatives relating to new education policy initiatives and teacher-up-skilling.
MGSLG has over the years, established viable and value-adding partnerships with Higher Education Institutes and other public/private institutes in its quest to conceptualise and develop cutting-edge programmes for the schooling sector in the Gauteng province.